If you’re looking for fun and unique ways to celebrate Friday the 13th, then look no further!
Whether you’re superstitious or just looking for an entertaining evening with friends, we have 13 fun ideas that are sure to make your Friday night spooktacular. From horror movie marathons and Halloween-themed bingo games to epic scavenger hunts and spellbinding trivia challenges, we’ve got something for everyone seeking an exciting time on this much-feared day. So break out your creepiest costumes, decorations, and snacks, because it’s time for some seriously sinister celebrations! Get ready to experience a pants-filled, freaky Friday night full of magic and mayhem.
1. Have a movie night with friends – pick a classic horror flick for the full effect!
Gather your friends and get ready for a spooky night! There’s nothing quite like the experience of watching a classic horror movie with your closest friends. From the jump scares to the spine-tingling music, every moment of a good horror film is best enjoyed with a group. So, why not take it up a notch and choose a classic horror flick? From Psycho to The Shining, these movies have stood the test of time and are sure to deliver all the chills and thrills you could want. Get your popcorn ready and settle in, because this movie night is going to be one for the books!
2. Make a spooky dinner – think black pasta, graveyard cake, and monster cookies!
Friday the 13th is always on Halloween but can be in any month of year. Another great way to celebrate Friday the 13th is to get creative with your cooking and create a spooky dinner that will delight your guests. One idea is to serve black pasta, which can be made by adding squid ink to the pasta dough. This strikingly dark dish will make a dramatic statement on your dinner table. For dessert, a graveyard cake will be sure to impress. With chocolate cake, crumbled Oreos, and tombstone-shaped cookies, this eerie cake will have everyone digging in for more.
Finally, monster cookies can be a fun and scary addition to your meal. Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe and add candy eyes and colored icing to make these treats look like they wandered straight out of Frankenstein’s laboratory. With these spooktacular dishes, your dinner guests will be thrilled to enter into the holiday spirit. And don’t forget the devilishly delicious black lemonade.
3. Get creative with costumes – try to transform yourself into your favorite character or creature!
Are you ready to unleash your inner creativity and transform yourself into your favorite character or creature? Halloween may only come around once a year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress up and have fun any time you want. With so many options to choose from, the possibilities are endless. Whether it’s a classic character like Superman or something more unique like a dragon, the sky’s the limit. Don’t be afraid to get creative and really immerse yourself in the role. Who knows? You might even surprise yourself with what you’re capable of creating. So gather your materials, put on your thinking cap, and let your imagination run wild!
4. Send darkly themed cards to your loved ones – let them know you’re thinking of them on this special day!
Holidays are supposed to be a time of cheer and happiness, but sometimes it might be hard to find the right words to express your feelings. That’s where darkly themed cards come in! They allow you to convey a more complex message, one that acknowledges the darker aspects of life. It’s a great way to let someone know that you’re thinking of them on a special day while also showing that you understand and recognize their struggles. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or just a random day, sending a darkly themed card can show your loved ones that you care in a way that’s both heartfelt and unique. So why not give it a try? You might just surprise yourself with how much your loved ones appreciate it.
5. Read scary stories or even better, try writing your own!
If you’re a fan of horror, then there’s no better way to celebrate Friday the 13th than by reading some scary stories. With so many books and online resources available, you won’t have a hard time finding something that will give you goosebumps. But why not take it one step further and try writing your own scary story? It’s a fun and creative way to express your thoughts and imagination while also getting in the spirit of the spooky season. Who knows, you might just discover a hidden talent for writing horror fiction! And if not, at least you’ll have some scary stories to share with your friends on this special occasion.
6. Host a secret séance in your home or backyard – gather some friends and see if you can contact the other side
Do you dare to enter the unknown and host your very own secret séance? Gather some of your bravest friends and prepare for an immersive experience that will leave you wondering about the mysteries of the afterlife. With the right setup and mindset, you could potentially make contact with spirits from the other side and gain insight beyond our earthly realm. Will you take the risk and open the door to the supernatural? It’s time to embrace the unknown and see what lies beyond the veil.
7. Investigate local ghost stories by taking a midnight tour through town
The eerie glow of the moon casts dark shadows through the deserted streets as you step into the private tour van, ready to investigate the tales of the town’s ghost stories. The air is thick with anticipation as your guide leads you through the historic district, regaling you with tales of spectral sightings and unexplainable phenomena that have plagued the town for centuries. You feel your skin crawl as you hear chilling accounts of restless spirits and haunted buildings, but you can’t help but be enthralled by the spine-tingling history and folklore that surround each haunting tale.
As the midnight hour approaches, you can’t help but wonder if you’ll witness any ghostly encounters and find yourself holding your breath as you explore the shadowy corners and hidden nooks of the town. Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer, one thing’s for certain: this midnight tour through town will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the unknown mysteries that lurk in the dark.
8. Visit an escape room with a horror theme
Do you have what it takes to escape from a room filled with terrifying creatures and spine-chilling puzzles? Put your bravery to the test by visiting an escape room with a horror theme. With adrenaline rushing through your veins, you and your team must use quick thinking and problem-solving skills to make it out alive before time runs out. This thrilling experience will have you on the edge of your seat as you navigate through dark corridors and solve twisted riddles.
But be warned—this is not for the faint of heart! Only the bravest will make it out and live to tell the tale. So gather your friends, prepare for a night of suspense and excitement, and see if you have what it takes to survive an escape room with a horror twist. So why not take on the challenge and see if you have what it takes to beat the clock and escape from the unknown horrors that await? You might just surprise yourself with how much fun you can have while being spooked!
9. Have an indoor scavenger hunt using clues related to Friday the 13th
Are you feeling brave? Gather your friends and have an indoor scavenger hunt as you explore the spooky and superstitious world of Friday the 13th. Create clues that reference iconic horror movies or superstitions associated with this ominous day. Perhaps a clue leads to a black cat figurine hidden in a dark corner or a fake spider web that hides a key to a locked box. As you search for clues, be on the lookout for symbols like broken mirrors or ladders that cross your path. Keep in mind that the goal is not just to find the items but to create a chilling atmosphere that will make your heart race. So, turn off the lights, light some candles, and get ready for a spine-tingling adventure.
10. Attend a midnight showing of Friday the 13th at your local theatre
Are you a fan of horror movies? Do you enjoy that spine-tingling feeling as you sit on the edge of your seat, waiting for the next scare? Then you won’t want to miss the midnight showing of Friday the 13th, at your local theater. As the lights dim and the iconic music begins, Halloween never feels so close. You’ll feel like you’re part of the action as Jason Voorhees terrorizes his victims on the big screen. So grab some popcorn, turn off your phone, and get ready for a heart-pumping night at the movies. Just remember, next time you’re out at the lake, be careful who you swim with…
11. Participate in 13 random acts of kindness throughout the day
Imagine the ripple effect you could create by participating in 13 random acts of kindness throughout the day. From holding the door open for someone to buying a stranger a cup of coffee, even the smallest gestures could make a big difference in someone’s day. In a world that can often be stressful and overwhelming, spreading a little bit of kindness could be just what we need to brighten each other’s spirits. Plus, participating in these acts of kindness can also have a positive impact on our own well-being by boosting our mood and increasing our feelings of gratitude. So why not take on the challenge and see how many acts of kindness you can complete in a day? It could be a fun and rewarding experience for both you and those around you.
12. Take part in one of history’s oldest superstitions – break open an umbrella indoors for good luck!
Have you ever heard of the superstition that breaking open an umbrella indoors brings good luck? It’s an old tradition that dates back centuries and is still practiced by many today. Despite the warnings of bad luck associated with opening an umbrella inside, some believe that doing so can actually bring positive fortune. So the next time you find yourself stuck indoors on a rainy day, don’t be afraid to break open that umbrella and see if luck comes your way. Who knows? It might just be the boost you need!
13. Get a tattoo of your favorite horror movie character
Friday the 13th is known for being a lucky day for tattoo lovers and many tattoo parlors offer Friday the 13th specials. Are you a die-hard fan of a particular horror movie franchise? Show your dedication by getting a tattoo of your favorite character. Whether it’s Freddy Krueger’s sinister grin or Pennywise’s haunting face, having their image permanently inked on your skin is sure to make a statement. Just be prepared for some strange looks and questions from those who may not share your love for horror. But who cares? You’ll have a piece of Friday the 13th with you wherever you go, and that’s pretty lucky in our book.
If you’d rather not do horror, choose a design that truly speaks to you, but make sure you’re ready for the commitment. After all, tattoos are permanent – just like Friday the 13th. Just make sure to do your research and choose a reputable tattoo artist before taking the plunge.
With Friday the 13th only coming around every so often, it is important to make sure you take the time to celebrate this spooky superstition in all its glory. Plan out a night full of horror movies and spooky food, dress up in your scariest costume, break open an umbrella indoors for good luck, or host a secret séance like no other. Attend a midnight showing of the movie or join a tour group exploring local hauntings; you can also use this day to perform 13 random acts of kindness. This can be the start or finish of an incredible overnight party with all your friends! So go ahead and let loose this Friday the 13th, and make it frightfully memorable!